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Dakota

A Spiritual Geography
Norris, Kathleen (Book - 1993)
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Norris reveals the contradictions of small town life on the Great Plains, where gracious hospitality blends with provincial wariness, local history is valued by writers, and truth and myth collide.
Authors: Norris, Kathleen, 1947-
Title: Dakota
a spiritual geography
Publisher: New York : Ticknor & Fields, 1993.
Characteristics: viii, 224 p. ;,22 cm.
Contents: The Beautiful Places
Weather Report: January 17
Deserts
Weather Report: February 10
Dakota: Or, Gambling, Garbage, and the New Ghost Dance
Patagonia
A Starfish in Mott
Weather Report: March 25
Gatsby on the Plains
Weather Report: April 14
Closed In
The Holy Use of Gossip
Weather Report: May 19
Can You Tell The Truth in a Small Town?
Weather Report: June 30
Ghosts: A History
Evidence of Failure
Shadows 'n' Owls: A Message from Jim Sullivan
Cana
Where I Am
Star-Time
Frontier
How I Came to Drink My Grandmother's Piano
Status: Or, Should Farmers Read Plato?
Weather Report: July 3
Rain
Sea Change
God Is in the Details: Shortgrass
Seeing
Weather Report: August 9
Getting to Hope
In the Open
Blessing
Weather Report: September 3
My Monasticism
God Is in the Details: Winter Wheat
Weather Report: October 2
Is It You, Again?
Weather Report: November 2
Dust
Monks at Play
Blue
Weather Report: December 4
Weather Report: December 7.
Summary: Norris reveals the contradictions of small town life on the Great Plains, where gracious hospitality blends with provincial wariness, local history is valued by writers, and truth and myth collide.
Local Note: 6 15 17 53 109 133 210 250 264 268
ISBN: 9780395633205
0395633206
Statement of Responsibility: Kathleen Norris
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-224).
Subject Headings: Norris, Kathleen, 1947- Homes and haunts Great Plains. North Dakota Civilization 20th century. South Dakota Civilization 20th century.
LCCN: 92030820
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